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Zhang Yimou’s ‘Full River Red’ to Earn Box Office Honor at CineAsia

Patrick Frater Asia Bureau Chief “Full River Red,” the Zhang Yimou-directed period comedy-drama that released in January this year has earned its producer Huanxi Media Beijing the 2023 Asia Pacific Box Office Achievement Award at the CineAsia convention. The convention gets under way Monday in Bangkok and will run till Thursday (Dec. 4-7).

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Tom Waits to join Iggy Pop for rare interview on two-hour BBC 6 Music special
Tom Waits is set to join Iggy Pop for a rare interview, which will span two hours on BBC 6 Music.The discussion will mark one of the first new interviews the iconic American singer-songwriter has taken part in during recent years, and will see him co-host a special show with punk veteran Iggy Pop.Taking place on Sunday, December 3, the show will air on BBC Radio 6 Music between 4pm and 6pm. It will also see the two converse about their time in the music industry, share anecdotes from their personal lives and spin some of the famous tracks that have influenced them over the years.These songs include ‘Bangkok’ by Alex Chiltern, ‘Bye Bye Butterfly’ by Pauline Oliveros, ‘Moon River’ by Frank Ocean and ‘Colorado Kool-Aid’ by Johnny Paycheck, as well as the first spoken word song that Waits heard on the radio, and a couple of noteworthy TV theme tunes from the ‘60s.In between records, Waits will share stories with Iggy Pop, including how he hitched a ride towards Los Angeles with Eden Ahbez – the songwriter who composed ‘Nature Boy’, which became a hit for Nat King Cole.Iggy Pop is also set to share some anecdotes of his own too, such as the time he came across Captain Beefheart eating breakfast in L.A., but was wise enough not to disturb him.Waits has rarely stepped into the public eye to discuss his music career since he released his last studio album, ‘Bad As Me’ back in 2011.Since the release over a decade ago, Waits also celebrated the 50th anniversary of his 1973 debut LP ‘Closing Time’ buy sharing a new vinyl reissue.He played one of his last live shows back in 2008, taking place in a tent venue in Dublin named the Rat Cellar.
Morrissey announces 2023 tour dates in Asia and Australia
Morrissey has announced new 2023 tour dates in Asia and Australia – see the full list of dates below.The former Smiths frontman has just finished a UK and Ireland headline tour, and will head back out on the road in November.The gigs will begin on November 9 in Singapore, with gigs then taking place in Thailand, Japan and more.Morrissey will then hit Australia and New Zealand for seven gigs, ending up in Auckland in mid-December.See the full list of gigs below. Ticket details can be found here.NOVEMBER 20239 – Singapore, Star Theater16 – Chek Lap Kok, Asia World Expo18 – Bangkok, Samyan Hall22 – Jakarta, Istora Senayan28 – Tokyo, Toyosu PitDECEMBER 20231 – Perth, Concert Hall4 – Melbourne, Palais Theater5 – Melbourne, Palais Theater8 – Fortitude Valley, Fortitude Music Hall10 – Sydney, State Theater11 – Sydney, State Theater14 – Auckland, The CivicLast month, Morrissey cancelled his scheduled sold-out gig in Nottingham at the last minute.“Due to unforeseen circumstances, Morrissey’s show at Nottingham Royal Concert Hall will not be going ahead tonight,” read a tweet from Gigs And Tours, the official website of promoters SJM Concerts.“Ticket holders are asked to hold onto their tickets and a further announcement will be made in due course.”Elsewhere, the singer wrote a scathing critique of the music industry’s response to the death of Sinead O’Connor.In a blog post titled ‘You Know I Couldn’t Last’, Morrissey criticised the wider industry’s response to her death, arguing that it was hypocritical when they “hadn’t the guts to support her when she was alive and she was looking for you”.“She had only so much ‘self’ to give,” he began.